Entrepreneur carving a name in beauty, cosmetics market

Agnes Alpuerto, Connie E. Fernandez 01/28/2018

Professional permanent makeup artist offers new services, eyes own studio Watching her mother and aunts dress up and apply their blush on and lipstick started her love affair with make-up and fashion. And it is paying off…

Rains today across Cebu as LPA hits the north

Agnes Alpuerto, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle Semilla 10/31/2017

  AS thousands continue to troop to cemeteries across Cebu today, expect more rains particularly in the northern part of the province after a low pressure area (LPA) was spotted within its vicinity. Alice Canasa, weather specialist…

Bring umbrellas, devotees urged

Agnes Alpuerto, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 10/12/2017

GRAND MARIAN PROCESSION TONIGHT The thousands of Marian devotees who are expected to attend the grand Marian procession on Friday evening are encouraged to bring umbrellas and rain gear as rains in Cebu City are forecast for…

FR. JONAS MEJARES: Singing priest to sing of God’s love in birthday concert

Agnes Alpuerto 10/03/2017

Anywhere he goes, it is undeniable that Reverend Fr. Jonas Mejares is always referred to as the “singing Augustinian priest.” After four years of serving at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño where he delighted churchgoers by…

DJ Maxi: The girl who loved theater

Agnes Alpuerto, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/30/2017

  Marie Alexi Bolongaita, or deejay “Maxi B” to her young listeners at radio 89.1 Power FM, was a girl who shone brightly on stage. It was through theater where she was best able to express a…

Teenage girl jumps to her death from the 7th floor of her school’s building

Agnes Alpuerto, Benjie B. Talisic 09/28/2017

A senior high school student jumped off the seventh floor of a college building in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City, on Thursday afternoon. The student, a 17-year old girl, was rushed to the hospital but was later pronounced…

Student ‘behaving erratically’ before fatal jump

Agnes Alpuerto, Benjie Talisic, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/28/2017

THE school whose building was the site where a senior high school student jumped off to her death voiced its shock on the incident and disclosed details that may have led to her suicide Thursday afternoon. In…

Balamban’s haven of flowers

Agnes Alpuerto 09/25/2017

Buwakan ni Alejandra, a flower farm that has attracted visitors to this western Cebu town With the hustle and bustle of city life, we often forget to temporarily stop to take a deep breath and appreciate the…

Journalists condemn ban on spot reports

Agnes Alpuerto 09/14/2017

THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) demands the rescission of the order of Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa barring media access to spot reports. “[It is] clearly an illegal order to withhold spot…

Two more days of rain in Cebu

Agnes Alpuerto 09/13/2017

Rains will continue in some parts of the Visayas as Tropical Depression “Maring” moves farther away from Luzon, which is reeling from the floods brought about by the weather disturbance. Al Quiblat, weather chief of the Philippine…